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The Pearl Poet

Electronic Text Center University of Virginia Library

Showcases the 4 Passus of the epic story Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Presented in its original Old-English version.


Presents a synopsis of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight with highlights on his monolog. Provides character analysis and insights on his other views.

Gawain and the Tree

Presents the Chapter of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a sequel of the Arthurian Legends under Anglo-Saxon Literature. Provides interpretations taken from the original Old-English epic stanzas.

Legends: Sir Gawain and the Greene Knight

Features a summary and character analysis of the epic. Also provides some texts, images and other resources.

Paul Deane: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Showcases a translated version of the epic poem. Presents stanzas and lines with corresponding interpretations.

The Pearl Poet: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Translation by Paul Deane includes Books I, II, and part of III. With notes on the Pearl Poet and additional translations.

Roger Hathill: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Presents the Tolkien and Gordon transcribed version of the poem. Also includes translations by Jessie Weston and Paul Deane.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Based on the transcriptions of JRR Tolkien and EV Gordon. Also contains essays and articles on the poem.

Sir Gawain Room

Features historical accounts and an illustration of the Green Knight. Contains a synopsis of the epic.

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